• Tourism

    The Keukenhof Oranje Nassau Pavilion

    The Oranje Nassau Pavilion is one of three “flower buildings” that are located in the Keukenhof. This year’s theme was the  Flower Power Movement of the 1960s. It was a time…

  • Tourism

    The Keukenhof 2019

    It’s no secret that I love visiting the Keukenhof. I don’t mind braving the crowded spaces if I can a chance to look at beautiful flowers. And it’s true, The Netherlands…

  • Food

    Snacks from The Netherlands

    I’ve made a lot of international friends since I moved to the Netherlands and a handful of them live in Australia. A few weeks ago one of them expressed her disappointment…

  • Personal

    Lessons learned from a broken phone

    Sander insisted I upgraded my phone and after much hesitation, I did. And then dropped it a week later. Since then it’s had long spidery cracked running up and down the…

  • Lifestyle

    Dutch Comic Con 2019

    It’s no secret that Sander and I enjoy Comic Con. So when the time for Dutch Comic Con 2019 rolled around, we packed our bags and headed out to Utrecht. Now…

  • Lifestyle

    Panic! at the Disco at AFAS

    I’ve been over the moon since last night. If you’ve been around long enough then you know how I felt about seeing Fall Out Boy live. It was one of the…

  • Lifestyle

    How the Dutch do rainy days

    I was more than a little nervous the first time I visited Sander’s family. His parents seemed like nice people over the phone but meeting in person is a different beast.…

  • Lifestyle

    Bastille Live at the Ziggo Dome

    Our first music event of the year dropped into our lap courtesy of Sander’s boss. He had tickets to the Bastille Avoiding Tomorrow Tour and could’t make it. Instead he gave…